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Alan Grayson-David Jolly debate draws 81,000 live viewers, 186,000+ since

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U.S. Reps. Alan Grayson and David Jolly drew 81,000 live viewers for their internet-webcast U.S. Senate debate Monday night plus another 186,000 and counting views on the YouTube post of the video. In addition, at least 41 TV stations appeared to have taken video clips or otherwise covered the debate as a news story. Whether that’s enough to make an impact in their respective races, in which Grayson is seeking the Democratic primary nomination and Jolly the Republican, may not yet be…

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Florida’s U.S. Senate ‘open debate’ brings out policy, mostly on progressive agenda

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Florida’s wannabe U.S. Senate race front-runners Alan Grayson and David Jolly took on Social Security, campaign finance reform, abortion and minimum wage with detailed policy answers in the first-ever “open debate” in Florida Monday night. Grayson, the Democratic congressman from Orlando, and Jolly, the Republican congressman from Seminole set firm but mostly friendly differences between themselves in a debate fueled by and webcast over the internet as what promoters hope will be a new style of forum. In two ways it…

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